Country Hour New South Wales
NSW Country Hour for Friday 30 January, 201501/29/15
The Planning Assessment Commission has approved the Shenhua Watermark Coal Mine. The commission has determined the mine can operate until 2046. The mine backs on to one of the largest agriculture producing regions in NSW and will be just 25 kilometres...
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 29 January, 2015
There's no end in sight to dry conditions in drought-affected areas of eastern Australia, with the weather bureau forecasting a below average chance of rain for the next three months.
Country Hour for Wednesday 28 January 2015
On the NSW Country Hour today AGL has suspended its coal seam gas project near Gloucester after traces of BTEX were found in waste water, vintage starts early in the Central West, member for Parkes Mark Coulton looks into multi-peril crop insurance,...
Country Hour for Tuesday 27 January, 2015
On the Country Hour today country music star Luke O'Shea taken in to custody by police after protesting against a coal mine in the north west of the state, a 'pastured' farming enterprise that could become one of the country's largest broadacre egg...
Country Hour for Monday 26 January, 2015
On the Country Hour today some of the people involved in agriculture who made it onto the Australia Day honours list, the story of Michael and Maria, refugees who fled Cyprus 38 years ago to make their home in Australia, and how sheep farmers James...
Country Hour for Friday 23 January 2015
On the Country Hour farmers explain why deer are such a problem as the Greens push for them to be declared feral pests, we hear from blueberry growers from Germany who are in Australia to gain an insight into the industry, analysis of the proposed...
Country Hour for Thursday 22 January, 2015
On the Country Hour Fletcher International Exports buy rolling stock to use in the company's rail freight operation, Australian Olympic legend Vicki Roycroft criticises Equestrian Australia for their position on mandatory Hendra vaccinations, Emma...
Country Hour for Wednesday 21 January, 2015
On the NSW Country Hour today telling the story of wine to get into the premium market, Emma Brown visits the 29th Lamb and Potato Festival in Guyra, the ugly shark, Laurissa Smith reports from the Wagga cattle sale where agents sold a record 7,000...
Country Hour for Tuesday 20 January, 2015
On the Country Hour today the Walgett Council argues for drought support for rural business, a commercial estuary fisherman from the coast has been fined $2,000 for illegally fishing inland, what farmers think about proposals to speed up the...
Country Hour for Monday 19 January 2015
On the NSW Country Hour today, how to revitalise country racing in NSW; Mel Hamling heads to Orange for a race meeting to interview punters, bookies, trainers and Racing Orange, the downside of rising cattle prices for butchers, Professor Graeme...
Country Hour for Friday 16 January 2015
On the NSW Country Hour, Warwick Long reports from a frenzied cattle market at Wodonga, Santos shrugs off oil price woes and says it's settling in for the eventual recovery, kids enjoy the country air at the Cumnock camp draft, plus livestock prices...
Country Hour for Thursday 15 January 2015
On the NSW Country Hour today, has the cattle boom arrived, the future for shale gas production in the US now the oil price has crashed, why the horticulture sector is opposed to changes allowing backpackers to work in tourism as well as agriculture,...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 14 January, 2015
Farmers on the southern tablelands of NSW say they're having the best season in living memory. Graziers at Goulburn have had rain at all the right times over the past nine months, including 60 millimetres already this year.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 13 January, 2015
Beef cattle prices are having their biggest rise in decades. At saleyards across eastern Australia yesterday, prices were 30 to 40 cents a kilogram above sales at the end of last year.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 12 January 2014
In New South Wales, over the weekend, rain of between 20mm and up to 100 mm fell across a wide area from the Central west down into the Riverina, across to the Hunter Valley and down to the Monaro in the South east.
NSW Country Hour for Friday 9 January, 2014
Horticulture producers have high hopes for a trade agreement with India, saying it has potential to be the next boom market for Australian fresh fruit and vegetables. In total, Australia's trade with India was worth $15 billion in 2013. By contrast,...
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 8 January, 2014
Two fatal accidents at the Sydney Markets have resulted in mandatory seatbelts and rollover protection for all forklifts. The accidents, in 2012 and 2013, prompted the largest fresh-food market in the southern hemisphere to review their safety...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 7 January, 2014
The table grape industry says some growers could be left with fruit they can't sell, if Vietnam continues to block horticulture imports from Australia. Vietnam imported $32 million worth of table grapes from Australia last year, and is a vital market...
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 6 January 2014
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed that 2014 was Australia's third-warmest year since national records began in 1910. Australian maximum and minimum temperatures remained well above average for most of 2014.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 5 January 2015
The treeless plains of the Monaro, in the high country of southern New South Wales, are renowned for the bitter winter months and for the production of some of the country's finest wool. After nearly 200 years there are still remnants of how the sheep...
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